Ford F150 is American best Selling vehicle 2018 – The aluminum-bodied 2018 Ford F-150 brings huge weight savings for America’s bestselling vehicle. You’d think this would be universally accepted as innovation, progress, and a generally good thing. But in the vernacular of a Chevy or Ram loyalist, beer cans take on a condescending connotation, as in “I’d never drive a truck made out of beer cans.” These people prefer Their trucks be made from spaghettios cans, apparently.
They do not take the beer-can analogy lightly at Ford. It’s to the point That F-150 marketing boss Doug Scott needs 13 syllables every time he mentions the lightweight metal. “High-strength, military-grade aluminum alloy” purged as much as 500 pounds from the cab and bed of the new truck. The single significant piece of steel in the body is the laminated firewall, designed to keep unseemly sounds out of the cabin. With blackberries than three times as much as high-strength steel in the outgoing truck, the underlying frame sheds between 60 and 70 pounds. Lighter seats, leaf springs, and lower control arms Claimed Contribute to a total reduction of up to 700 pounds per truck.